Dual Qualification - BSc (Hons) Psychology (UK) - Diploma in Human Resources Management (UK)
Psychology + HRM Dual Qualification
Human Resource Management is facing new challenges with organizations becoming multi-cultural and multi-generational. Expectations and attitudes of people have become very sophisticated. As a result corporate sector is continuously improving their HR practices and policies. Since recently most of the organizations are interested in using psychological application in HR practices. Concepts such as psychometric testing, assessment centers, well-being, work life balance programs are few examples. Proper implementation of these require professionals with a thorough psychological background. Therefore many employers are looking to recruit psychology graduates to their HR positions. You are able to make best out of these new opportunities with a dual qualification with Psychology and HR.
An individual with a combined knowledge in HRM as well as Psychology would be the ideal candidate in the future for the large corporates. With thousands of individuals with HRM qualifications applying for these jobs, ones with dual qualifications would have a definite advantage and a higher likelihood of being selected. Apart from working for an organization, you are also able to venture on your own in becoming an independent professional with your own firm providing HRM consultancy, psychometric assessments, workshops and training and other innovative solutions.
CIRP is the only campus in Sri Lanka as well as South Asia to offer this combination at undergraduate level.Students obtain two qualifications that look impressive on their CV and open up opportunities in a wider range of careers
Your career choices should not be based on today’s job market, but what would be in demand in three years and after. Study the trends in corporate sector and you will see how much they are interested in understanding, predicting and influencing people. There will be HRM graduates as well as psychology graduates looking to benefit from these opportunities. As a HRM + psychology graduate you will stand out from both groups as the most attractive candidate for the employers. Furthermore you will have access to a way broader range of career choices compared to others.
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